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Here are the STDs you and 1m people may get in 24 hours — according to WHO Here are the STDs you and 1m people may get in 24 hours — according to WHO

Within the next 24 hours, over one million people will contract s3xually transmitted infections (STIs), the World Health Organisation ...

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‘Hepatitis B more infectious than HIV’ ‘Hepatitis B more infectious than HIV’

Dr Bello Kumo, a consultant Gastroenterologist with Ahamadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, says Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) is mo...

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‘Over 1m sexually transmitted infections recorded daily’ ‘Over 1m sexually transmitted infections recorded daily’

The world has failed to combat sexually transmitted bacterial infections in the past few years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said ...

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FCT community resorts to herbalists for healthcare FCT community resorts to herbalists for healthcare

The residents of Chibiri Community in Kuje Area Council have resorted to using herbalists for the treatment of their children due to lack...

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REVEALED: New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates by 30% REVEALED: New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates by 30%

A new form of drug drastically improves survival rates of young women with the most common form of breast cancer, researchers said on Sat...

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Lassa fever: NCDC announces end of emergency phase in Nigeria Lassa fever: NCDC announces end of emergency phase in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday, announced the end of the emergency phase of Lassa fever outbreak in the count...

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Eating late could be killing you Eating late could be killing you

Eating late at night is putting millions of people in danger of heart attacks and strokes, experts warn. A late-night meal keeps th...

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Fast-tempo songs, dancing, comedy, beach visits can prevent depression –Expert Fast-tempo songs, dancing, comedy, beach visits can prevent depression –Expert

A consultant psychiatrist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Dr. Rotimi Coker, discusses depression with our correspondent. ...

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Doctors remove 14-piece cutlery from patient’s intestine Doctors remove 14-piece cutlery from patient’s intestine

Doctors at an Indian hospital have successfully removed 14 items including several spoons and a knife from a patient’s gut. The patient...

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Dealing with asthma? Here’s how to manage attacks Dealing with asthma? Here’s how to manage attacks

Asthma attacks often times worsen its symptoms leading to wheezing, coughing and difficulty in breathing. Having an emergency plan wil...

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NAFDAC uncovers illegal factory producing fake alcoholic beverages NAFDAC uncovers illegal factory producing fake alcoholic beverages

The National Agency for Food and   Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has uncovered an illegal factory at Akwa Ibom that produces ...

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Societal pressure making youths commit suicide — Psychiatrist Societal pressure making youths commit suicide — Psychiatrist

A former Chief Medical Officer of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Hospital in Yaba, Lagos, Dr Idowu Malomo, has said the rising ...

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National healthcare foundation is bad — Adewole National healthcare foundation is bad — Adewole

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has blamed the foundation of healthcare in the country for the deteriorating conditions of hospi...

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Nail biters are more vulnerable to diseases, says expert Nail biters are more vulnerable to diseases, says expert

Raphael Akpan, a medical expert, has warned nail biters to stop the habit saying such people are more vulnerable to contracting variou...

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Do you know you can contract Gonorrhea through deep kissing? Do you know you can contract Gonorrhea through deep kissing?

A new study has discovered that gonorrhoea, a s3xually transmitted disease (STD), can also be transmitted through deep kissing. Go...

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NAFDAC alerts of fake cold Caplets NAFDAC alerts of fake cold Caplets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday alerted the public on the circulation of fake Mi...

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NAFDAC seals 20 medicine stores over alleged sale of fake drugs NAFDAC seals 20 medicine stores over alleged sale of fake drugs

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Sunday, said it sealed 20 shops and confiscated drugs worth o...

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Recruit more nurses, midwives to reduce Nigeria’s infant mortality rate, NANNM tells Govt Recruit more nurses, midwives to reduce Nigeria’s infant mortality rate, NANNM tells Govt

National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, has called on the government to recruit more caregivers in public hospita...

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New study finds drugs that prevent HIV transmission New study finds drugs that prevent HIV transmission

A new study shows that the use of suppressive antiretroviral drugs reduces the risk of sexual transmission of the human immunodeficiency...

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2,000 medical workers leave Nigeria yearly 2,000 medical workers leave Nigeria yearly

Over 2,000 Nigerian medical workers leave the country annually for developed countries, the Nigerian Medical Association has said. Pres...

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